The Franche-Compté region consists of four departments
39 Jura - main city Lons le Saunier
25 Doubs – main city Besancon
70 Saone – main city Vesoul
90 Territoire de Belfort – main city Belfort
Regional capital: Besancon
The Franche-Comte is on the eastern side of France and borders with Switzerland. It is famous for its abundance of game such as wild boar, hare, rabbit, deer, partridge, pewee, and plover. The rivers team with the region’s most prized gastronomic specialties, trout, crawfish, pike, eel, lamprey, carp, and shad. Wines of this area include Vin Jaune, Vin de Paille and Macvin du Jura. The regional cheese selection includes bleu du Haut-Jura, Vacherin, Cancoillotte, Comté, and Emmental. For the sweet tooth, the region has specialties such as brioches, spice bread, galettes, crêpes and beignets.
From Paris, the high-speed TGV train to Besançon takes about 2.5-3 hours.
Besançon is about 414 km, 3.5 hours, from Paris.
The closest airports to Franche-Comté are the Basel Mulhouse Freiburg Airport (one hour from Belfort by car), and Lyon - St.-Exupéry Airport (about 220 km from Besançon). Direct flights from New York are available into Lyon on Delta. You can reach the Basel Mulhouse Freiburg Airport via transfers in larger French cities such as Paris, Nice, Marseille, or Toulouse.
RGTS Europe Ltd operates a weekly small removal service, light haulage, motorcycle transport to and from the Franche conte region.
from a few boxes to full house move contents, furniture removals, diy goods, scooters.